Australia and Denmark desperately need a win in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Both teams have already faced the most significant threat, the French squad, in the group stage of this world cup. Likewise, France won both of their matches against them. Although Australia won one of their matches, Denmark has one loss and one draw in their name.
And now the big question remains, which of these two nations is more desperate for the win? Over the years, the Danish team and the Aussie squad have faced multiple times. Please keep reading to know about them!
Australia vs. Denmark: Head to Head and History
The first time Denmark and Australia met was in 2007. The Danish team bagged the win in their first match. However, it would be the Australian team who'd win the next game in 2010. After a bit of back and forth, Denmark won in their third match against each other.
All the matches played were friendly games; Denmark and Australia fought their competitive battle in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. And here is where things got interesting as the game ended with a 1-1 draw.
Throughout history, the Australian soccer team appeared in a handful of FIFA World Cups. In the last three previous FIFA World Cups, the Aussie squad were eliminated in the Group Stage. While the Danish team appeared in a similar number, they passed the 2018 FIFA World Cup's Group Stage. But sadly, they finished their run in the 11th position in the said world cup.
Denmark vs Australia: Possible Lineup and Players to Watch!
Australian footballer Mitchell Duke became a national hero with his goal in their match against Tunisia. And Mitchell could pull off a massive goal for the Aussie team in their game with Denmark. Likewise, midfielders like Irvine and Mooy could be vital in their next match.
On the Danish side, the team did way better in their match against France. Denmark managed to end their game with a decent 2-1 on the scoreboard. At the same time, the Australian squad went through a crushing defeat at the hands of the reining champion, France.
Possible Player Lineup For Australia:
- Goalkeeper: Mathew Ryan.
- Defenders: Aziz Behich, Harry Souttar, Fran Karacic, and Kye Rowles.
- Midfielders: Aaron Mooy, Jackson Irvine, Mathew Leckie, and Craig Goodwin.
- Forwards: Mitchell Duke and Riley McGree.
Possible Lineup for the Danish Team:
- Goalie: Kasper Schmeichel.
- Defenders: Andreas Christensen, Victor Nelsson, and Joachim Andersen.
- Midfielders: Christian Eriksen, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Joakim Mæhle, and Rasmus Nissen Kristensen.
- Forwards: Jesper Lindstrom, Mikkel Damsgaard, and Andreas Cornelius.
Betting Odds and Kick-off Time
Yes, Australia is currently in the lead with three points compared to Denmark with one point. However, Denmark is a powerful team. And the Australian squad might be in the hot waters.
And as for their match on November 30, 64% of the fans are betting on Denmark winning the game. And 22% of the fans placed their bet on a draw. Lastly, only 14% of the fans are betting on Australia to win.
Since Australia vs Denmark is one of the two starting matches on November 30, the kick-off time is at 6:00 PM Qatar. And for Australia, it will be 11:00 PM AWST. Similarly, for the Danish nation, it will be 4:00 PM CET.